print the resolved path
realpath [OPTION]... FILE...
Print the resolved absolute file name; all but the last component must exist
- -e, --canonicalize-existing
all components of the path must exist
- -m, --canonicalize-missing
no path components need exist or be a directory
- -L, --logical
resolve '..' components before symlinks
- -P, --physical
resolve symlinks as encountered (default)
- -q, --quiet
suppress most error messages
print the resolved path relative to DIR
print absolute paths unless paths below DIR
- -s, --strip, --no-symlinks
don't expand symlinks
- -z, --zero
end each output line with NUL, not newline
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
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Written by Padraig Brady.